Burning Smell or Oil Drips on the Ground Due to Engine Oil Leak on BMW 328Ci

Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.

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Average mileage: 97,500 (65,000–130,000)
1 model year affected: 2000
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2000 BMW 328Ci65,000
burning oil coming from the engine compartment
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